The Importance of Learning Retention Programs

The Importance of Learning Retention Programs

Training
This article was originally published on Humentum by Education Technology Insights. According to the 2017 State of the Industry report from the Association for Talent Development, in 2016 the average employer spent $1273 per person per year on professional development, representing more than 100 billion dollars. A 2010 McKinsey study estimated that only 25 percent of spending on training led to measured results.  This means roughly the GDP of Delaware worth of training each year leads to no measurable results. This is simply not acceptable. As learning and development professionals, we have a responsibility to support not just learning but learning transfer and improved results in the workplace. So, it’s important to ask a few questions: Are our traditional training approaches supporting learning transfer and business results? How do we…
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